Archives for November 2011

Sexual Exploitation of Children-US Dept. of Justice/FBI-DC Public Safety Radio

Welcome to “DC Public Safety” – Radio and television shows, blog and transcripts on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system. We currently average 70,000 page views a month.

The portal site for “DC Public Safety” is http://media.csosa.gov.

Transcript available at http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/transcripts/2012/03/sexual-exploitation-of-children-us-dept-of-justicefbi-dc-public-safety-radio/

Current Radio Program:

The program interviews Francey Hakes, National Coordinator, Child Exploitation, Prevention and Interdiction for the US Department of Justice. Our second guest is Nickolas Savage, Supervisory Special Agent and Acting Section Chief of the Cyber Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The program focused on the Attorney General’s national strategy to coordinate all criminal justice and allied agencies to deter and prevent the sexual exploitation of children and to apprehend child sex offenders. Messages to parents regarding age appropriate discussions with children was also emphasized.

The website for Ms. Hakes is http://projectsafechildhood.gov .

The website for Mr. Savage is http://www.fbi.gov . The FBI has one of the most effective social media programs within the criminal justice system.

Special Announcements:

The National Reentry Resource Center is a project of the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, US Department of Justice. Please see the Center’s website at http://www.nationalreentryresourcecenter.org/. Please see “Federal Interagency Reentry Council Launches Website, Releases Myth-Buster Series” on the front page of the site (see announcements). CSOSA is a member of the Council.

Several requestors have asked for national research on reentry. The Office of Justice Program’s National Institute of Justice reentry research portfolio supports the evaluation of innovative reentry programs. To access these studies and NIJ’s entire reentry research portfolio visit www.nij.gov/nij/topics/corrections/reentry/welcome.htm

The Louisiana Department of Corrections/Division of Probation and Parole is offering radio shows on offender reentry. Please visit their website at http://doc.la.gov/pages/reentry-initiatives/reentry-radio/ .

Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency:

We welcome your comments or suggestions at leonard.sipes@csosa.gov .

The website for the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency is http://www.csosa.gov/.

The program is hosted by Leonard Sipes. The producer is Timothy Barnes.

Comments offered on “DC Public Safety” television and radio programs are the opinions of participants and do not necessarily represent the policies of CSOSA or other government agencies.

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